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Time for NZ to assert itself in Asia-Pacific
Time for NZ to assert itself in Asia-Pacific

COMMENT: New Zealand's perceived geographic insulation from external dangers is now redundant.

Fiji's Frank Bainimarama to visit NZ

Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama will visit New Zealand later this month as PM John Key turns the other cheek after…

Partnership powers in the Pacific

Small developing states in the Pacific have traditionally relied on imports of fossil fuels.

Pacific tuna hammered by over-fishing

There are fears tuna are teetering on the edge of survival as an excess of boats fight over a decreasing number of fish.

Oceans' health being adversely affected
Oceans' health being adversely affected

The ocean regulates our climate while generating half of the oxygen we breathe. More than three billion people worldwide…

'Climate refugee' fighting to stay in NZ
'Climate refugee' fighting to stay in NZ

A man from one of the lowest-lying nations on Earth is trying to convince New Zealand judges that he's a refugee suffering…

NZ assisted Fiji on SIS raid: Peters
NZ assisted Fiji on SIS raid: Peters

Winston Peters claims the Government co-operated with Fiji's military regime when the SIS "raided" a NZ-based member of…

Tiny state big on shark protection
Tiny state big on shark protection

An hour before the Pacific Islands Forum's opening feast, hundreds of shark fins were hauled out for display.

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NZ commits $5m to low-lying countries
NZ commits $5m to low-lying countries

New Zealand has committed $5 million to low-lying countries that are vulnerable to water shortages.

Call for fresh approach to fishing

Pacific nations need to take advantage of the multi-billion-dollar fishery on their doorstep by sending fresh sashimi to…

Sinking islands call for NZ action

A tiny Pacific island state that is being submerged by rising oceans will tell New Zealand that it is not disposable.

Cyclone Freda forms in Coral Sea

A new cyclone is forming in the Coral Sea, just two weeks after Cyclone Evan tore through the Pacific.

Key gets a US rewrite... to what he really said

The United States is blaming the wind rather than Prime Minister John Key's diction for its mistake-laden transcript of…

Hillary Clinton's heavyweight stopover

Some people can make it around the world with just a backpack - but US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip involved…

Key races to put roots down before Pacific talks

There's nothing like a bit of competition to get the juices flowing before a day-long retreat, so when the Pacific leaders…

Still too early to let Fiji back in, advises Key
Still too early to let Fiji back in, advises Key

Prime Minister John Key will tell other Pacific leaders Fiji does not deserve to be reinstated to the…

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